DADS OF DOUGLAS COUNTY
Dad Days are back! In honor of Father's Day, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Douglas County is partnering with Dads of Douglas County for a weekend of fun activities!
June 14 (7pm)- Dad Days Film Festival with panel discussion (Oread)-The film being featured is Absent, a documentary about fatherlessness. After the film, a panel will discuss the importance of fathers, as well as the impact a Big Brother or Big Sister can make in a child’s life.
June 15 (10 am-2 pm)- Dad Days Party in the Park (Watson Park)-Children’s activities, live music and food will be available for your enjoyment. Big Brothers Big Sisters will be hosting a station to recruit volunteers and to talk about our program!
June 15 (6pm)- Build your own Pizza (Oread)-Fun opportunity for matches, the chef will be available to help Bigs/Littles, along with other families to create a perfect pizza masterpiece.
June 15 (8:00pm)- Dad Days Film Festival-The film being featured is Unconditional, a drama inspired by the life and ministry of Papa Joe Bradford, the founder of Elijah’s Hope Ministry in Nashville.
We hope to see you out there, Lawrence! Check out Dads of Douglas County's website for more information on how you can get involved! http://www.dadsofdouglascounty.org/daddays/
OPEN HOUSE AND SUMMER PICNIC 2013
We would like to welcome the community to join us for a ribbon cutting ceremony on June 18th at 4:30 p.m., followed by an open house, snacks and socializing! We are located at 2518 Ridge Court.
Also...come one, come all to the Big Brothers Big Sisters Summer Picnic extravaganza! This year we have decided to avoid the late-summer blaze by combining our open house with our annual picnic for the families and matches in our program. The picnic will held after the ribbon cutting ceremony on June 18th at 5:30 p.m. As they say, come for the elephants, but stay for the food. Although the details will remain a secret for now, the picnic will take place in the field behind the United Way Center and will include food and fun in a “carnival-like” atmosphere. Space is limited to the first 200 people who RSVP with our office. Call us at 785-843-7359 to RSVP! Parking available in the United Way back lot,off 25th St., as well as street parking.